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APPLY NOW FOR 2020-2021
Applications for the 2020-2021 school year may be submitted now. Parents will be notified of acceptance in March. There are 2 options for applying for a transfer. Also, there is a new process for Pre-Kindergarten applications for the 2020-2021 school year. Please read below to determine which type of application you will need and to learn about the application process for Pre-Kindergarten. Applications will be accepted for Phase 1 until January 31, 2020. At the end of Phase 1, if there are more applications than spaces available in a particular grade level, a lottery will be conducted.
Option #1-Use this option if you interested in our French Immersion Program. If you are a parent of a Kindergarten or 1st grade student who would like to participate in the French Dual Language Immersion Program, please complete the paper transfer application here. Please indicate if you already have a child attending Mark White Elementary and that you are requesting a transfer for a language program. You may submit the paper application to firstname.lastname@example.org OR you may drop it off at Mark White Elementary. You may also email applications to email@example.com. To be included in the lottery for Phase 1, you must submit by January 31, 2020.
Option #2-Use this option if you are currently zoned to Briargrove, Piney Point, Emerson, or Pilgrim and are NOT applying to the French Immersion Program. If you are a parent of a Kindergarten through 5th grader and would like to enroll, please complete the online application at https://hisdchoice.com/apply/. Please complete the online application here. You also have the option of paper transfer application, which can be found here. You may submit the paper application to firstname.lastname@example.org OR you may drop it off at Mark White Elementary. You may also email applications to email@example.com. To be included in the lottery for Phase 1, you must submit by January 31, 2019.
***Pre-Kindergarten Process for 2020-2021*** We will now be following the HISD Magnet Pre-Kindergarten application process. You may use either Option #1 or Option #2 to apply for Pre-Kindergarten for the 2020-2021 school year. If you are using Option #1, you will need to also submit and Socio-economic survey and a Home Language survey, found below. If you are using Option #2, you will submit proof of income and home language online OR you may submit a paper Socio-economic survey and Home Language survey. The Socio-economic survey and Home Language survey are available on our school website.
Only students who meet the guidelines for Magnet Pre-Kindergarten acceptance in HISD will be part of our lottery for acceptance notification in March. The Phase 1 deadline for these applications is January 31, 2020. Please see the attached Magnet Pre-Kindergarten Enrollment FAQ. This document will outline the criteria that students must meet to be included in our Phase 1 lottery. If you would like to enroll your child and DO NOT meet the criteria, applicants will be contacted if there are any additional spots in Pre-Kindergarten after all eligible 4 year old students have been enrolled on the first day of school.
If you have already submitted a Pre-Kindergarten application, we will be contacting you to complete the Socio-economic and Home Language surveys.
If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to call us at 713-556-6571.